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Live Update of the Prescott Council: June 26, 2018

26 June 2018  

No Study Session today, just an Executive Session and a Voting meeting, which starts at 3 PM.


Agenda Packet 




Pastor Ron Merrell with Heights Church


Councilwoman Scholl


World’s Oldest Rodeo Week - June 28 to July 4, 2018

Read by Mayor Greg Mengarelli.


A. Roll Call

Everyone is here. 


A. Approval of Amendment No. 2, to City Contract No. 2017-053A2 with Southwest Groundwater Consultants – A Division of Matrix New World for Specialized Technical Support, for Comprehensive Agreement No. 1 (CA#1) in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00. Funding is available in the Water Fund.

Council Memo Printout

a. Amendment No. 2, City Contract No. 2017-053A2

B. Adoption of Resolution No. 2018-1646 of Yavapai County Hazard Mitigation Plan. There is no cost to the City in adopting this Resolution.

Council Memo Printout

a. Resolution No. 2018-1646

b. Yavapai County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan 2018

C. Acceptance of Hazardous Fuels Mitigation funding grants from the Arizona Division of Forestry and Fire Management.

Council Memo Printout

a. WFHF 16-207 Goldwater Lake

b. WFHF 16-205 Groom Creek Beth Road

c. WFHF 14-209 Senator Highway

d. WFHF 13-214 Heritage Park

D. Approval for Arizona Public Service (APS) to perform night work on Britni Drive and Willow Lake Road; and Mountain Lake Road and Willow Lake Road, 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. between July 10 and August 1, 2018.

Council Memo Printout

a. APS Construction Map - Willow Lake Road

b. APS Customer Outreach Letter

c. APS Night Work Location Map

E. Award of City Contract No. 2018-241 to Charlie Pepper, Inc. for the purchase of sodium chloride, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.00 annually for up to four years. Funding is available in the Wastewater Fund.

Council Memo Printout

a. Mesa Contract 2017128 - Salt Works

F. Approval for Revision of Plat of Foothill Meadows, RVP18-00010, subdividing one existing parcel into two parcels; Zoning is Single-family 35 (SF-35). Owner: Colleen McElmell; APN 106-07-026. Location: 3095 Jenny Drive.

Committee Memo Printout

a. Vicinity Aerial Map

b. Vicinity Zoning Map

c. Revision of Plat

Consent agenda passes 7-0. 


7. Adoption of Ordinance No. 2018-1618, authorizing the purchase of real property from Wisehart-Hopt Trust, for City right-of-way and utility purposes for the Penn/Eastwood Reconstruction Project, in the amount of $8,000.00. Funding is available in the Streets Fund. 

Council Memo Printout

a. City Ordinance No. 2018-1618

b. Purchase Agreement

c. Vicinity Map

Ordinances pass 7-0. 




1. Public Hearing and consideration for a New Series 12 Restaurant liquor license and application from Louis Basile Jr., applicant, for the Wildflower Bread Company, located at 3201 E. State Highway 69.

Council Memo Printout

a. Liquor License Series Number Definitions

Wildflower is approved for an alcohol license! The first Wildflower in Arizona to sell alcohol. 

2. Public Hearing and consideration for an Interim Permit, a Person and Location Transfer, Series 6 Bar liquor license application from Terry Thomson Jr., applicant, for Rickety Cricket Brewing, located within the Entertainment District at 214 S. Montezuma Street. 

Council Memo Printout

They will open for beverages this weekend.

Passes 7-0.


1. Approval of a Series 15 Special Event Liquor License Application for the Coalition for Compassion and Justice; Event: Action Meets Compassion. Event Location: 150 S. Montezuma Street; Applicant: Jessi Hans; City Application No. 18-031; Date/Time of Event Liquor Sales: Friday July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Council Memo Printout

a. Event Information Coalition for Compassion and Justice

b. Location Map

c. ARS 4-203.02 Special Event License

Passes unanimously 7-0. 


A. Adoption of Resolution No. 2018-1645, approving Amendment No. 1 to the Intergovernmental Agreement (City Contract No. 2013-210) between the City of Prescott and the State of Arizona, through its Department of Transportation for a Safe Route to School Infrastructure Project near Lincoln School in Prescott. Funding for the City's portion of the project in the amount of $90,000.00 is available in the Streets Fund.

Council Memo Printout

a. City Contract No. 2013-210A1

b. Resolution No. 2018-1645 Amendment to SRTS IGA

From a 2008-2009 grant. The federal funding has been increased to over $600K. 

The grants are administered and run by ADOT.

Will provide sidewalks from Coronado to Country Club Drive. 

Will also require a right-of-way to be acquired. 

Phil Goode thinks that getting kids off the streets in that area is a good thing for a safety reason. 

Lamerson wants to make sure that the funds will be used for infrastructure - it will. 

We're a stakeholder, but everything has to have City's approval. 

Passes 7-0.

B. Award of City Contract No. 2018-231 to Capital Improvements, LLC for the Robinson Drive Reconstruction Project, in the amount of $3,988,500.00; and Amendment of City Contract No. 2015-096A1 with Shephard-Wesnitzer, Inc. for post design services in the amount of $119,344.00. Funding is available in the Streets, Water, and Wastewater Funds.

Council Memo Printout

a. Robinson Drive Vicinity Map

b. Exhibit A - SWI Post Design Services

Passes unanimously. 

C. Review of Bed Tax Budget and Tourism Advisory Committee (TAC) Grant FY19 Allocations.

Council Memo Printout

a. FY19 Bed Tax Budget

b. TAC Grant FY19 Awards

Continues to be very strong. Revamped process went very smoothly. 

Scoring process - looked at heads in beds, and their marketing efforts. 

 This also includes some capitol improvement projects. 

Expenditures passed unanimously. 

D. Adoption of Resolution No. 2018-1647, approval of a Development Agreement (City Contract No. 2018-043) and approval of a Collateral Assignment of Development Agreement (City Contract No. 2018-244) with Creekview Housing, LLC for the development of the property and installation of public infrastructure. Funding in the amount of $55,000.00 is available from the Wastewater Fund. 

Council Memo Printout

a. City Contract No. 2018-243, Creekview Village DA with Exhibits

b. City Contract No. 2018-244, Creekview Village, Assignment of City Development Agreement

c. Resolution No. 2018-1647

d. Vicinity Map

 Originally they were going to use CDBG funds, but the strings attached proved to be too costly. The City will contribute some support - it is a HUD project for workforce housing. 

Some other projects for the City were able to be combined with this project.

Mark Schumaker is the developer.

They expect to break ground as soon as the Rodeo is over. 

Mengarelli thinks it will also help clean up the neighborhood a little. 

Passes 7-0.

E. Adoption of Resolution No. 2018-1643, Adopting the Tentative Budget for Fiscal Year 2019, and Setting the Public Hearing for the Final Budget, Expenditure Limitation and Tax Levies for the City of Prescott. 

Council Memo Printout

a. Resolution No. 2018-1643

b. Official Budget Forms - Tentative Budget

Today, the tentative budget will be adopted - it sets the cap of the 2019 budget. 

Public hearing will be on July 10. 

The 2018 Budget was for approximately $188M, but they spent about $158 instead.

They will pay about $45M towards PSPRS in the last year and this year. 


Lynne LaMaster

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